Hannah Castleman is an award-winning jazz and soul singer based in London, best known as one-third of internationally touring vocal harmony trio The Spitfire Sisters, who she has been singing with since the band started in 2011. Hannah is also a vocalist for Down For The Count, and performs with their Swing & Soul Band, Motown Collective, and Swing Orchestra.
Hannah sings for a variety of clients including Belmond, Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, Pizza Express Jazz Club, Hideaway, Chelsea Football Club and Volvo Around the World Ocean Yacht Race.
Hannah is one of the Directors of Winchester Jazz Festival. The festival runs every September throughout Winchester city centre.
In March 2016, Hannah released an EP of co-written original material entitled Wild. She is currently working on new material which will be out later this year.
Hannah has two Daily Echo Curtain Call Awards, and won Beat the Brief 2015 with The Spitfire Sisters.
As A Performer
'Hannah is an exceptional singer with a smooth, rich and velvety sound, with it's own distinct touch of glamour. Hannah is an extremely professional artist, which for our company is essential... Hannah has always impressed her audiences and always has them coming back for more.' - Charlotte Sheridan, Dawson & Sheridan Entertainment.
'Hannah Castleman is a brilliantly talented and professional actress and singer. Having her perform in the short film I produced really added something special to the film and it was a pleasure to have her on set.' - Rachel Stephens, Filmmaker
As A Singing Teacher
'Hannah worked at my pace, was really enthusiastic and encouraged me to work in a singing style that was right for me.’ - Alex Whyman, one-fifth of the multi-award winning sketch group Casual Violence.
'Hannah is a wonderful singing teacher. She was supportive and personalised each lesson so that I could work on exactly what I needed. She made something that felt very scary feel relaxed and always fun. She is encouraging, supportive, and her own professional singing background meant she could give me real tips for performing on stage.' - Fran Bushe, one-third of the sketch group Kitten Killers.